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I-664 northbound lanes reopen after being shut down for interstate shooting investigation in Hampton

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Posted at 2:24 PM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 16:53:57-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The northbound lanes of Interstate 664 have reopened after being shut down due to State Police conducting an investigation.

Officials say a Virginia State Trooper was traveling north on I-664 when he was flagged down by people on the Powerplant Parkway exit ramp. When he pulled over, he found a Chevrolet Equinox that had been struck by multiple gunshots.

The male driver and male passenger were both taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Interstate 664 was immediately shut down to preserve the crime scene. Preliminary investigations reveal that the shooting occurred in the northbound lanes of I-664 between Aberdeen Road and Powerplant Parkway.

If you or someone you know was driving in the vicinity of I-664 N near Aberdeen Road and Powerplant Parkway prior to or after the incident, call the Virginia State Police at 757-424-6800 or email them at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.